Cowboy Cookies

Cowboy Cookies

Submitted by Laura Bergman

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 lg. egg
  • 1 lg. egg yolk
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup quick-cooking or old-fashioned oats
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup Rice Krispies
  • 3/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips
  • 1 1/4 cups M&Ms

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and creamy. Add egg and the egg yolk and mix well. Add vanilla and mix well. Add flour, oats, baking powder, baking soda, and salt, mix until just combined. Add Rice Krispies, coconut, and chocolate chips, and mix well. Finally, add the M&Ms and stir in gently. Scoop the dough onto lined baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-15 minutes until edges are lightly golden. Let cool on the baking sheet before transferring to a wire rack.